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Ban isolation across schools in England

Submitted by Sophie Cook on Thursday 5th January 2023

Published on Monday 9th January 2023

Current status: Open

Open until: Sunday 9th July 2023

Current Signatures: 367
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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booths ~ British ~ Child ~ Children ~ England ~ Isolation ~ Proven ~ Punish ~ Run ~ Schools ~ schools in england ~ shift ~ The British ~ Young people

Petition Action

Ban isolation across schools in England

Petition Details

Ban the use of isolation as punishment across schools in England.

Additional Information

Ban the use of isolation across schools in England. It's an outdated practice and should not be used on children.

The British Psychological Society has said that the use of isolation booths is not backed by evidence and has been proven not to be effective, and adds that such approaches to children’s behaviour are overly simplistic and “run counter to the understanding of child development”.

We need a complete shift in how we support our most vulnerable young people.

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